The impressive Stedelijk Museum is the largest museum of modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. It is located in amsterdam's famous Museum Square ("Museumplein") where you'll also find the Van Gogh Museum, rijksmuseum, and royal concert hall ("Concertgebouw"). The Stedelijk Museum houses one of the most important collections of modern and contemporary art in the world. It contains nearly 90,000 objects, including paintings, drawings, furniture, sculptures, and photographs. Some of the most renowned artists whose work is presented in the Stedelijk Museum include the likes of Karel Appel, Wassily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Paul Cézanne and Vincent van Gogh. Learn more than 100 years of modern art history and several key movements including De Stijl, Bauhaus, Pop, Cobra, and Abstract Expressionism.
The Stedelijk Museum, or Amsterdam Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, is well worth a visit during your holidays in Amsterdam. The Museum is located within a 2-area building, the original part was designed by Dutch architect Adriaan Willem Weissman and completed in 1895, the newpart, dubbed "the bathtub"for its glossy white appearance and shape, was built in 2012 to meet the museum's ever-growing spatial needs.
The package also includes a ticket for the 1h Canal Cruise tour.